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Arnis Tupuritis

Director, Project Management

Arnis Tupuritis Director, Project Management

Professional Experience

As a seasoned professional with CBRE Development Project Management, Arnis Tupuritis brings a vast array of experience to the project management team.  Serving as an Owner’s Representative, his responsibilities include comprehensive development planning, due diligence and construction administration for a wide variety of projects in the Chicagoland area. Arnis’s 30 plus years of progressive project management experience and commitment to quality client service, allow him to create value, minimize risk and deliver results in a time efficient and cost-effective manner. 

Arnis joined US Equities, now a part of CBRE in 1991.  He has been responsible for numerous construction oversight projects on many of Chicago’s most prominent and historic landmarks, including the John Hancock Center Renovation, Navy Pier, O’Hare International Airport, Cook County Jail Building and University of Chicago Medicine’s Center for Care and Discovery.  Formerly, he served as project manager for Peck Jones Construction and W.E. O’Neil Construction Company, completing projects such as the American Airlines Terminal 3 Expansion and Renovation, the Rookery Building renovation, Orleans Court high-rise apartment building, Continental Bank’s main computer facility and extensive renovations and additions to Lake Forest Hospital. Arnie’s most recent accomplishments include multiple assignments at North Central College in suburban Naperville, multiple assignments on Chicago’s downtown Union Station, and the inception of the Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Chicago, as well as the Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School Addtion.

Professional Affiliations/Accreditations

  • North Central College Medal of Appreciation, 2017
  • CBRE Project Management LMA Award Winner, 2016
  • Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards Project Manager of the Year Finalist, 2009 & 2015
  • ULI Award of Excellence Finalist –Compuware Headquarters 2005
  • BOMA/Chicago Redevelopment/Renovation of the Year 1998 John Hancock Center, 2009 Chicago French Market


  • University of Wisconsin, BS Construction Administration

Significant Assignments

  • Compuware HQ | Corporate Headquarters Facility | $351M
  • University of Chicago | Hospitals, Residence Hall, Office Bldgs, Parking Structure, Renovation | $1.05B
  • North Central College | Lab Research, Dormitory | $90M
  • Chicago Union Station | Historic Renovations, capital improvements | $10M

Clients Represented

  • American Airlines
  • BankBoston
  • Compuware
  • City of Evanston - Evanston Public Library
  • John Hancock Center
  • Lake Forest Hospital
  • North Central College
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Chicago Medicine
  • Amtrak - Chicago Union Station

Arnis Tupuritis Director, Project Management